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The Disciplined Mind By Howard Gardner

The Disciplined Mind
by Howard Gardner

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The brilliant educator who revolutionized our thinking with his theory of multiple intelligences now asks what--and how--we should be teaching our children.
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The Disciplined Mind by Howard Gardner

In The Disciplined Mind, Howard Gardner argues that K-12 education should strive for a deep understanding of three classical principles: truth, beauty, and goodness. Such an understanding requires mastery of the major disciplines that human beings have created over the centuries. As powerful examples of his approach, Gardner describes an education that illuminates the theory of evolution, the music of Mozart, and the lessons of the Holocaust. Far from the standardized test mentality that has gripped both policy makers and the public, Gardner envisions an education that preserves the strengths of a traditional humane education while preparing younger generations for the challenges of the future.

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About Howard Gardner


Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education and an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University; an adjunct professor of neurology at the Boston School of Medicine; and the codirector of Project Zero at Harvard University. The recipient of many honors, including 16 honorary degrees, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, Gardner is the author of 18 books and several hundred articles. In 1990 he became the first American to receive the University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Award in education. Married to psychologist Ellen Winner and the father of four children, Gardner lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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GOR002681443
The Disciplined Mind by Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2000-09-28
304
0140296247
9780140296242
N/A
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